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horn has led a fantastic group of volunteers on our sister city committee for paris and san francisco, and he's doing a marvelous job and this again reflects how our citizenry helps our city become a better city with these sister city relationships and again i want to thank you and the audience too who are volunteers in our -- i really, really thank you from the bottom of my heart for creating such a great part of our soul of our cities, and giving us the reasons why we can be an international city, so with that, welcome, mayor, and i look forward to not only signing the semlu, and our visits of our various government officials as well as private citizens to continue instigating wonderful ideas and implementing ideas, and with that, i would like to present to you on behalf of our city and to the mayor -- >> as everybody knows, we did have our 77th anniversary of the golden gate bridge, not quite as old as some of the things in paris, and so this is a set of prints, there's many of them. >> oh, i love the golden gate. >> so beautiful. >> celebrating our 77th anniversary. >> so, we give
woods, i am here, i'm with the san francisco human rights, black human rights leadership council of san francisco. absolute power produced absolute corruption. keeping this agency board of commissioners behind closed doors without public knowledge, they have been the leading power behind the most of the people being evicted out of the city of san francisco in terms of the laws that they lay, what they're, the arrogance of their position. when you have the residents go before them because they are not being, they are not under the eye of observation. then you really see the bad side of why you need to bring this organization to the light where they could be observed. i think it's a good thing but by the same, we need it done like 25 years ago. >> thank you. >> thank you very much. next speaker. >> my name is [inaudible] ladies and gentlemen. the history goes back to 25 years ago to the housing authority and my statement i have been using at your commission for years, ain't no mystery, check your history. ladies and gentlemen, there's deeper history in what we're talking about with the ci
now in san francisco would go a long way to say that we kind of got this thing figured out, but we can always get better. before i leave and pass it over to the panel and back over to audrey, maybe for about five minutes i can take any questions. i never want to leave without hearing it from me. ok, jocelyn, they are all happy. thank you. [applause] >> our board of supervisors is very important to us. they make laws that we have to follow. it gives me great pleasure to introduce the president of the board of supervisors, david chiu. [applause] >> good afternoon. first, if any of you have ever wondered what an ls -- and elected officials sounds like with anesthesia and his mouth, i want to let you know that i got out of a dental chair 20 minutes ago after a few hours of dentists work. but i wanted to give a few remarks of how i think we are doing. i'm very much more are optimistic about how we're doing than four years ago. i read an article from the chronicle and it said that the candidates disagreed on everything, except for the need to crack down on entertainment violence. i did not p
olague, who is having the san francisco housing authority try to film its meetings. it doesn't even meet at city hall and this is the kind of inequity i'm talking about. we need accountability. so i appreciate that and we need that. thank you. >> thank you, mr. everett. >> i'm the type the progressive who grieves believes that we're only as wealthy as the least among us. so means that in san francisco we can only go as far as the african-american young men and women who have been economically disadvantaged for generations here in the city. we need to provide jobs. with when we talk about green jobs of future and sustainable produce, we need to talk about how to feed the single mothers in those communities. we need comprehensive reforms to bring those disadvantaged communitis with us. we cannot provide those folks with jobs unless we reform our drug policies in san francisco, which essentially disadvantage and persecute young men of color who on a day to day basis are being subjected to the criminal justice system in a way that is not done by other members of our society. >> you have
be met for an officer of the san francisco police department to be awarded the medal of valor. that includes outstanding bravery beyond that expected in a line of duty, or failure to take such action would not justify censure. with the rest of life actually existed and officer had time to evaluate the risk, and where the objective is of the sufficient importance to the risk, and lastly and most importantly, where the officer accomplish the objective. on july 16, 2011, officer richard hastings and matthew lopez the kill each and every requested criteria for the medal of valor. they exemplified bravery of the highest level. in doing their duty and deterred by the fact that their lives were in imminent peril. they engaged in a gunbattle with a career criminal who was engaged with the ones in respect for public life and wanted to escape to not be held accountable for a vicious murder. san francisco police officers know at any time and anywhere they need to put their lives on the line to do their duty to stop a criminal. july 16, 2011, officer richard hastings and mathew lopez put
. to the entire team that have been at the helm for decades now, here in san francisco supporting our efforts to reach out to china on behalf of them, dianne feinstein who established our sister city our protocol chief, i am honored to be here. a 12 take a brief moment to say a few things on behalf of the state of california. like san francisco, california has always been a state of dreamers, and doors, and entrepreneurs. a state head -- that has prided itself of being on the leading and cutting edge of new ideas. we're one of the most diversity's, san francisco is the largest per-capita chinese population of many in the united states in the most diverse state in the world's most averse democracy. the delegation will appreciate this as you walk the streets of san francisco at our best as it is across the state. people are living and a dancing together across every conceivable and imaginable difference. i have believed the world looks to us to say it is -- if it is possible to live together across every conceivable difference. we're proud of our home and place in history and proud of our examp
bob squarey. i live in san francisco. the 49ers were founded in 46 in my honor. i want to thank them -- [laughter] i will be given my season tickets up when i leave the city. i had them for over 40 years. they're gone but with that said i started two successful businesses in san francisco. i have a childrens' foundation "one children at a time inc." and did jobs around the world and every nickel i raised go to helping the kids. i will bring a strong budget control initiative to san francisco and i will show it by opening my district office in either on ocean avenue, lake side, and out of the money they give i will take a part of that fund and pay for that office in san francisco, but i will open it in the district so i will serve the people. bob squirey. i appreciate your support. >> thank you. mr. rogers. >> i am glen rogers and a native son of san francisco. i went to school here wanting to do public service and i went to sonoma state and majored in sociology and when i graduated i joined the peace corps in afghanistan. after returning i saw some lovely places and i wanted t
speaker e , his paris. >> hi, my name is brenda paris, i work at a medical clinic in san francisco clinic, i've complained about this from the very bin -- beginning that the money is not getting into the health system and working on its way down to people who are providing the health. we're in the process now of doing a medical home program and so it's a lot of pressure being put on the workers and see what the patients go through every single day and there are people that should be covered that are working at these places that come to us not covered that can't get their medicine, that we have to do all kind of work around to make sure they get the health care they need, so it's my belief that the money for healthy san francisco needs to go straight into healthy san francisco, we need to cut out the middle people, it's just another mechanism to black people from getting health care from what i see from the patient care end. >> thank you very much, next speaker, mr. lazarus? >> good afternoon, supervisors, chamber of commerce, we appreciate the opportunity last year and way back in 2006 in
director of the san francisco fleet week association. and make no mistake about it, the city and county of san francisco are supporter of the united states military. san francisco fleetwood association is a nonprofit all volunteer organization that was formed to help organize and execute fleet week. and fleet week in 2012 like 2011 and 2010 has adopted a mission to promote the humanitarian assistance and disaster response missions of the united states military. we also, of course, will have the blue angels and the air show that comes with that. the ships will be coming in and the wonderful liberty call that the wonderful men and women in the armed forces will have in san francisco. the fleet week association also, as i say, has a humanitarian and response. along with the civilian disaster response community, we'll have a senior leader seminar taking place on thursday and friday in which the military and the civilian community learn from one another on how to provide disaster response. i should mention that on wednesday morning out at ocean beach, the marine corps and the navy are settin
at ways to move into that direction and i think san francisco has definitely led the way for our president to move forward with obamacare and i'm excited about that and i think we can find more innovative ways to fund this. part of that is taking the fees from the employers who have those fees who aren't using it for reimbursement and other costs that we take those fees and use them for appropriate purposes. >> mr. resignato. >> thank you chris for the health question, i will give you the $5 i owe you. [ [ laughter ] >> absolutely healthy sf is the program that created universal health coverage in san francisco. it's amazing. the problems we have had, we have had are people taking their children to the emergency rooms for primary care. and we're eliminating that through programs that make sure that everybody has health insurance. so yes, i agree with this. and i think it needs to be expanded and it's relatively cheap. and my entire public health career has been in prevention. and what happens is when people have health insurance and they are seeing a doctor on a regular basis or health
>> professor: good afternoon, welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting of tuesday, october 2nd, 2012. madam clerk, could you please call the roll? >> supervisor avalos? present. supervisor campos? present. is president chiu? present. elsbernd present. farrell absent. kim present. supervisor mar? mar present. supervisor olague? olague present. supervisor wiener? wiener present. mr. president, you have a quorum. >> thank you. colleagues, given the fact our colleague supervisor farrell and his wife just had a baby, kane farrell who clocked in at 9 pounds 8 ounces if we could have a notion to excuse supervisor farrell today. without objection, he shall be excused. ladies and gentlemen, would you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands; one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >> unless a member would like to discuss an item it shall be severed and considered separately. >> colleaguesv, any items to be severed? roll call on items 1, t
of i hear -- to name this rec center, is because it is part of the history of san francisco. >> they took off from logan airport, and the call of duty was to alert american airlines that her plane was hijacked, and she stayed on the phone prior to the crash into the no. 9 world trade center. >> i would like to claim today the center and the naming of it. [applause] >> kmer i actually challenged me to a little bit of a ping pong -- the mayor actually challenge me to a little bit of a ping- pong, so i accept your challenge. ♪ >> it is an amazing spot. it is a state of the art center. >> is beautiful. quarkrights i would like to come here and join them ♪ >> welcome to hamilton recreation and aquatics center. it is the only facility that has an integrated swimming pool and recreation center combined. we have to pools, the city's water slide, for little kids and those of you that are more daring and want to try the rockslide, we have a drop slide. >> exercises for everybody. hi have a great time. the ladies and guys that come, it is for the community and we really make it fun
the headlines" which takes a in-depth look at issues. cheryl is a long time volunteer for the san francisco leauge of women voters and moderating many of the reforms and past recipient of the women that could be president award. we are honored to welcome cheryl. cheryl. >> thank you everybody. thank you for coming out tonight on a cold foggy san francisco evening. this district election is really important. i am proud to be here. this is a great organization. we have nine candidates and hello everyone. it's a pleasure to see everyone in the beginning and hopefully they remember me later. the way it will work is the candidates will have one minute that you submitted. i have four questions to start with, plus the league will have their own questions and we invite you to get your questions and someone will get them. the questions have been submitted on the leauge of women voters website and every candidate is going to answer every question, so now we have time keepers. our time keepers, our lovely time keepers are out in front here and they will hold up a yellow card to signify to
this adorable hidden gem. we know there are many other romantic parks in san francisco. we hope you have enjoyed this torre of lookouts, picnics, and strolls that are available every day. until next time, do not forget to get out and play. for more information about reserving one of these romantic locations or any other location, call 831-5500. this number is best for special events, weddings, picnics, and the county fair buildings. or for any athletic field, call 831-5510. you can write us at -- or walk in and say hello. and of course you can find more information moresfrecpark.org. -- >> it is my pleasure to introduce our moderator this evening, professor almondover. he joined the uc davis school of law in 2004, following a clerkship with judge cal braise of the united states court of appeals for the second circuit. interest include election law, administrative law, statutory interpretation, constitutional law and property and natural resources law. he is a resident of san francisco's mission district. we are honored to work chris almendorf. [ applause ] >> thank you very much a
interpretation, constitutional law and property and natural resources law. he is a resident of san francisco's mission district. we are honored to work chris almendorf. [ applause ] >> thank you very much and thank you to all of the candidates who are here today. we're very fortunate to be joined by six candidates and what i hope will soon be seven. all of the candidates have agreed to ask their supporters to be respectful of other candidates and the audience and to maintain quiet during the forum. i ask you to respect that commitment. every aspect of this forum will be equally fair to all participating candidates. as everyone here knows candidate debates are often limited to latitudinal appears and personal attack. our debate focuses on critical areas of policy disagreement among the leading candidates. so this end the league of women voters of san francisco and the san francisco public press working with researchers at uc davis, developed an issue position survey for the supervisorial candidates. the candidates were asked to state whether they support or opposite 43 specific polices or po
estate market is incredibly dynamic. in particular here in san francisco the market is very strong for real estate. even as the city negotiates for extensions of leases and renewals we are finding prices of buildings we have been previously leasing are going up tremendously. i understand the tightness of the market. i'm not as family with daly city or with the peninsula. i think i need more information to be convinced on this lease. san francisco i understand. * given the value of real estate and value of site you own, i'm curious as from your interest point you want to lock in the sfmta ten years. given the fact the value of this property could go up why it is in prologis's interest to lock in when you may find a tenant that has the ability to pay far more than the city of san francisco. >> that is a great question. it is an analysis we constantly do in our very high demand areas like the city of san francisco. but the decision i made was to provide the certainty of this investment. locking it into a longer term. most groups that we were talking with were interested in a longer t
order this meeting of the san francisco board of supervisors government audit oversight committee, i am supervisor scott wiener, i'm sitting in for supervisor mark farrell, to my right is supervisor carmen chu bho is sitting in for supervisor elsbernd, we're joined with supervisor compos, i would like to acknowledge and thank sfgtv staff for broadcasting today's hearing and our clerk is alisa miller, are there any announcements. er >> please shut off any cell phones, items upon the day will be ton october 16th board of supervisors agenda, unless otherwise stated. er >> would you call items 1, 2 and 3. >> they're involving hearings involving the civil grand jury report, including health care security ordinance, addressed concerns raise ined the report and to provide the board of supervisor's to the reports finagled and recommendations. >> thank you very much, just to be clear, we are holding a hearing as required on the super grand jury report, in addition, supervisor compos called for a hearing on that report and then we have to prepare our responses so we're calling these togethe
have to be put somewhere. and working out those complexities are the folks at the san francisco port. i'd like to call up monique moya. (applause) >> well, thank you. good morning, everyone, and thank you for coming. there isn't much that i can say on top of the eloquent words of both the mayor and the general. so, i think what i will do is invite you all, please, to come to the waterfront. our job is to not only welcome the vessels and give them safe berthing, but also to welcome the men and women in uniform who come ashore. and it is a great place to meet these young men and women. last year i had the honor of talking to many of them and i got to realize that several of them were coming home to meet their families. they may never have been to san francisco. they may never have sailed under the golden gate bridge. they were coming into san francisco bay to reunite with their country men and families, in some cases to meet their newborn children. i found an amazing feat. to welcome the beautiful ships and we will have all kinds of ships at the waterfront, most of them passenger ships, a
amount of people in the city and county of san francisco slept with their windows open. i don't think anybody would want more noise to come through. i think it's probably a few people that would like less noise to come through. i would like to stop its growth. we've got the overhead, good. this is the noise ordinance of 2008 and i paid extra money to get the mayor's signature. he signed it on november 25th. so, it became law december 25th, christmas morning. okay. this is the same bill when it was going through. the yellow tag is from tom rivard who was our noise man. and who just recently retired, he basically wrote it. he sent it to me during -- when it was going through [speaker not understood], section 29 09 deals with your issues marked by green. all the best. tom rivard. and this is basically residential property noise. they can go, if you build something, remodel something, you can go five decibels above what we heard last night. that's noise. and on the other page it will say commercial places can go 8 decibels. and we know that when you go to 10 decibels, basically you're dou
awarded in 2010 to the san francisco redevelopment agency for south of market alleyways improvement project. initially the redevelopment agency planed to contract the work to dpw for design and construction management. however with the dissolution with the redevelopment agency the successor agency has requested to transfer responsibility for the project and grant funds and match funds to dpw. this is recorded in a june 2012 memorandum of understanding between dpw and successor agency. in august of 2010 the redevelopment agency commission passed a resolution assuring the agency would provide 959,450,000 in non-federal matching funds, creating an enforceable obligation for this project. this accept and expend is the last step required to finalize the transfer of project funds to dpw. here today are the project manager from dpw and a representative of the successor agency. we would be happy by to answer any questions from the board. >> thank you. why don't we go to the budget analyst report. >> madam chair, members of the committee, shown on page three of our report, table one, which i
look at. thank you. >> thank you. >> yes parking here in san francisco is a major cash cow for local government. they raise close to $200 million in revenue from parking here and the variable meters in my opinion is just another gimmick. it parks close to $6 an hour to park at a meter on any given day it's ridiculous. i am opposed to the variable rate meters and would take the residential permit one step further and allow those people to be allowed to use the parking permits to park on meters in shopping areas so i would propose that i am definitely opposed to send meters and saturday meters. it's a deterrent to patronizing small business. >> okay. the resulting economy has resulted in internet base for short term rentals and many of the rentals are illegal and the hotel tax is not collected. should the city legalize some or all of the arrangements and collect a hotel tax and we will begin with you -- i will be glad to repeat the question. >> i honestly don't know how you would enforce a law like that. of course everyone should pay their fair share but i don't know how you could en
to san francisco we are bracing for more than a million extra people this week for large scale events, including fleet week. navy and marines are on ocean beep right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain -- beach right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain why. >> reporter: they were dazzling everyone they showed off one of their cool tools and a few others to get fleet week kicked off. some call this is an engineering marvel. the size of it and how much it can carry oversea and land on a cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cushion. they brought it here as part of fleet week to showcase the fact that the navy can move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it travels at 40, 50 miles an hour on the water. most vessels out here
the homelessness problem in san francisco? and we will start with mr. garcia. >> my god, what an easy question. of course we're not going to solve it. the best we can do is try to minimize it and i think we are on the right track and we have a new homeless czar in pl dusty and i like the deal he's dealing with it and a way of dealing with chronic alcoholics and the protections that we have for homeless people are to protect society and not from the homeless people but to deal with that. it's 51-50 and i am sure some people know what that is and the police has the power to hold someone who is a threat to themselves or someone else for 72 hours. we need to enact laura's law and mr. dufty is working on that and finding housing for these individuals but not to keep going back to the economy but one solution is improve the economy so we can improve these people's lives. thank you. >> thank you. >> l the homeless problem it's very, very interesting because you know some cities don't -- i think one of the reasons we do have a problem is because of the wonderful social services th
>> good evening, welcome to the regular meeting of the san francisco ethics commission. we will begin by taking the roll. commissioner studley. >> here. >> hayon. >> here. >> renne. >> here. >> commissioner liu has an excused absence. the first item on the agenda are items appearing or not appearing on the agenda that are within the jurisdiction. >> good evening, i am larry bush, i write for city report. earlier this month i asked for the staff to provide a list of those people that have not filed their form 7. i have that list for you now. this is about 30 san francisco officials by the end of august had not filed form 700. some people are including vice chair of development authority as well as all three members of the bond oversight committee. which as you know is the committee that monitors several billion dollars in funding. when i asked what actions had been taken to provide fines or what have you for people that not filed. that are due on april 1. i was told in writing that due to a lack of resources, there were no fine letters going out this year, and none had gone
of it and how much it can carry oversea and land on a cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cuion. they brought it here asart of fleet week to showcase the ct that t nyan move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it travels at 40, 50 miles an hour on the water. most vessels out here travel 5 to 10 miles. >> reporter: the other advantage is the amount it can carry. consider what it could do come bared to a helicopter. >> -- compared to a helicopter. >> 12 to -- host helopters can only lifone oometimes two vecles at atime >> reporter: what it can move to shore, mobile er and surgical center which the marines have used in afghanistan. and to help in places like haiti. >> we have a 98% success surviveability rate if somebody were to come through
in the marina district. originally built for the 1950's exposition, the palace is situated on san francisco's number waterfront. it is ada accessible and is reached by the 28, 30, and 91 bus lines. set against the reflecting waters of the lagoon and eucalyptus trees, the palace is one of san francisco post most -- san francisco's most romantic spots to relax with that special someone while listening to the water and gazing at the swans. a beautiful to view from many locations along the mattoon, an ideal place to -- all -- lagoon, an ideal place to walk with a loved one. reservations for weddings are available at sfrecpark.org. discarding contains plants referred to by william shakespeare's plays and poems. welcome to the shakespeare garden here in the famous golden gate park. located near the museum and the california academy of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around and appreciate its unique sett
for bob [speaker not understood] who some of you may know, was a first generation san francisco an who married and raised four children here including community leader sam ladder. after graduating from u.c. berkeley and hastings law school, bob joined a family firm and became active in numerous civic organizations, particularly within the jewish community as well as on our san francisco human rights commission. he also had a love of politics and successfully ran the mccarthy campaign for the board of supervisors. and i know that he will be missed dearly by the community and his family. my third in memoriam is for gary cray who is known by many in the telegraph hill community, my district, as the filbert steps gardner. gary tended to the gardens of the filbert steps, which is one of our city's great hidden treasures for more than three decades. and he took care of the sprawling garden as a volunteer. it was truly a labor of love for him and he was never paid a dime for t. he worked his hearts -- poured his heart into his work to create a clean, green and serene space that many in my nei
in san francisco chinatown. we have 1300 households living in the development and they are mostly limited income, limited english speaking and seniors. for most of us it took us a long time to get in public housing. once we were there we put down roots. this became our home. not just a unit in the building. and the people around us become our family. to be displaced for a revitalization project means leaving our home and family. this is very frightening, especially when there is no ordinance to protect our right of return. >> can you take it outside, please? >>> once the development work is completed, to further protect us we should not have to go through additional screening in order to return. the housing authority has already checked and approved our eligibility. it is also not cost efficient to [speaker not understood], not to mention the extra burden it puts on us. that is why myself and i'm sure many others are in support of the right to return proposed ordinance. we need to know that after being displaced by public housing revitalization project, we have the right of return to enjo
.2 billion dollars in health care spending on behalf of 220 thousand san francisco employees. we break that down into three general categories and these numbers were similar in percentages to what we've seen in prior years, 89% of the money goes to health insurance, 4% to have money to the city option, sort of also referred to as the healthy san francisco program x and 7% of the money went to reimbursement programs as a general category, the vast majority of that specifically to health reimbursement accounts or hra's, i think that# indicates and shows that the vast majority of employers who provide health insurance to their workers provides the vast majority to have spending are complying with the spirit and intent of the ordinance. looking just specifically at reimbursement programs as a general category, we did see the reimbursement rate increase sleekly from 2010 to 2011, that number went from 20% to 26%, and we found slightly more employers were utilizing reimbursement programs, that was a point that's been mentioned here. that 29% of employers, up to 32% of employers were using th
25th, 2012 meeting of the san francisco county transportation authority. my name is david campos and i am the chair of the authority. the clerk of the authority is erika cheng. i want to thank the following members of sfgtv staff who are covering this meeting. mike freeman and jesse larson. madam clerk, if you can please call item number 1, roll call. >> roll call, [speaker not understood]? present. chair campos? >> present. >> commissioner david chiu? david chiu absent. carmen chu? present. elsbernd absent. [speaker not understood]. commissioner mar? olague absent. commissioner westerner? wiener? >> present. >> please call item number 2. >> item 2 is approval of minutes of the july 24, 2012 meeting. >> there is an action item. is there a member of the public that would like to speak? seeing none, public comment for item 2 is closed. you have before you the approval of minutes for the july 24 meeting. [speaker not understood]. can we take that without objection? without objection. item number 3? >> chair's report, this is a commission item. >> i have a brief report today. this is
a little archaic, and i will give you an example. we now have live entertainment in san francisco, which allows amplified music until 10:00 p.m. if the conditions has no entertainment, and the entertainment, it also includes this limited live provision. we have determined in the city that this legislation is good -- good legislation. there's no conditional use requirement to have this. a lot of people today want to have food, drink, and be able to have some music. how can we get the limited live entertainment excluded from the know amplified or no live entertainment excluded on the transfers? >> that is going to mostly driven locally. most of the conditions you'll ever see on an abc license are because we rely, to a great extent, on the police department and local officials to determine what is best for their communities. i'm not trying to pin this on you guys or blame you guys, but we do try to work with you. we do not tend to want to overrule the police department very often. now that said, i get a fair number of petitions and appeals to me. typically, they are from the neighbors. i wa
lent a hand in the action. about an hour ago, the san francisco office of the fbi would say it is the lead agency and its gang task force in the south bay was in charge of the operation. >> i can't comment on the number of officers out there. there was an appropriate number of tactical personnel and fbi s.w.a.t. personnel involved in addition to numerous others across the san jose area. >> reporter: the fbi tells me the federal affidavits should be unsealed by the end of today. they will provide more details at that time. we will stay on top of this story and bring you the latest online and on the news at 5:00. i'm damian trujillo, nbc bay area news. >>> thank you. an early-morning fire forced a berkeley family out of their home this morning. this cell phone video shows the fire at its peak at the home on benvenue avenue just after midnight. five people were inside. one in a wheelchair. police officers on scene rushed in to help. >> the police officers removed her and reported that the heat and smoke were just above their heads. they entered into an atmosphere which would be
and months of training with the san francisco department of emergency management and the city and county of san francisco. >> reporter: this landing craft air cushion traveled up from camp pendleton on the u.s. macon island an amphibious assault ship sitting about eight miles offshore. both are capablof transporting everything from food and water to weapons of war. the marine set up a mobile hospital to test if it's ever needed an important exercise. >> it's one that i personally felt was necessary to do to practice not only the landing of an amphibious craft here but the understanding of the kind of help that we could get should our major arteries be clogged. >> reporter: fleet week is just one of many big events going on in san francisco this weekend. there's america's cup racing, the castro street fair, hardly strictly bluegrass at golden gate park, plus giants play-off baseball and the 49ers are playing at candlestick. hundreds of thousands of people will be converging on san francisco, an appropriate time to think of city safety. >> upon receipt of a request, we can point ships and
experience that is not easily replaced by any of their setting any worlwhere else in san franc. san francisco eaters are interested in cuisine. there adventuress. the fact theyuse grea use great ingredients and make gourmet food makes unpopular. >> i have been dying to have these. >> i have had that roach coach experience. it is great they're making food they can trust. >> have you decided? >> we are in the thick of the competition? >> my game was thrown off because they pulled out of my first appetizer choice. >> how we going to crush clear? >> it will be easy. probably everyone has tried, something bacon tell us delicious. >> -- people tell us is delicious. >> hopefully you think the same thing. >> hopefully i am going to win. we're in the financial district. there is a food truck right there. every day changes. it is easy and fun to go down. these are going to be really good. >> how are you going to dominate? >> i think he does not know what he is doing. >> i was thinking of doing [unintelligible] we are underrepresented. >> i was singing of starting an irish pub. that was my idea. >> one
how do you know? >> here is one of the reasons. i will take south san francisco. south san francisco has rezoned everything east of 101 for biotech. you cannot have that use. they have squeezed what little industrial property is left, users, into the west side of the freeway. i'm completing a deal right now on two acres with about 17,000 feet of building in south san francisco. south san francisco wants everything to be biotech. we are shrinking the pool of uses. both in san francisco and the peninsula. >> let me just ask this question. have you done an inventory of every single property that could fit the needs of the mta, whether they are on the market for sale or not? have you done that inventory? >> on market property that is either for lease or available, there is a commercial -- call that a listing service called cold star and loop net we all use looking for property. if we identify a property we are interested in, we go and talk to the ownership to see if there is an interest. >> that wasn't my question. have you done an inventory of every single -- it is not for pro
into and considered in the san francisco transportation plan and then sftp informs the updates to those plans. for instance, the planning department will update the general plan transportation element after the adoption of the sftp next spring. the climate action plan, for instance, was developed in collaboration between the city and the transportation authority as part of our needs assessment or future needs assessment, what it will take to achieve. our gas and reduction goals. so, the region is very dependent on san francisco to address a significant part of the region's growth and transportation challenge. so, we need to determine how to manage these 400,000 plus new daily auto trips. we know that there is not much low-hanging fruit. everything involves a trade-off. and that we need to do things differently to meet this challenge. we know that also that a lot of the growth in san francisco is going to happen in the city's core, the soma, the mission bay, and new auto trends in neighborhoods are going to counteract our efforts to improve new travel times, [speaker not understood]. we know t
force. >> new at 11 the bomb squad zero in on home in san francisco bay view district tonight. sheriff's deputy asked san francisco police explosive expert to search the home on thomas avenue. now police examine items at the scene and didn't evacuate the area. officers did take away items but they are not saying if they found any explosives. >> well the summer driving season is over but if you thought gas price were his high. wait. 20 to 30 cent spike in prices ov the next few ys. hat's onop of keep inind e soaring pris we have en since thehevron refineryire on august 6. lisa is looking that this for us tonight and live with some surprising answers as to why. >>reporter: that is very true. i am here in palo alto tonight where at this pacic ga station the price regular gas shot up 24 cents since yeerday. and it will only get worse. gas prices shot up today. and according to petroleum analyst gas buddy.com the spike is california specific. they blame low fuel production on august she have respect refinery fire in richmo, igh prsure in tonsower surge at exx mobile and maintenance
is something quintessentially san francisco. something that they cannot find anywhere else. we have two fetish fares in san francisco. there are only three other cities in the world that do that. new york, toronto, and berlin. i have been to all three and they are not nearly the same size as well we produced, or nearly as diverse. what we are always thinking about is what we are offering people that is so quintessentially san francisco that we get -- it cannot be gotten anywhere else. we are also told the switching of the entertainment this year. we have dance areas where the slides used to be. i think that for us it is about making sure that people, even if they came to san francisco in particular five years ago, that they are not experiencing the fight -- the same thing. it speaks to one of the priorities. the never-ending city. or something. i do not remember, exactly, but it is the same basic concept. even if you come here several times over and over, you will not have the same experience. as we do that, enhancing certain things. live stages have big-name bands. headlining the f
... they are in the playoffs. it depends on how much the home games are here but this is all happen ng san francisco. blue grass, a big draw, we need to keep people safe. italy an fair. the same weekend. the cruise ship visit we have been working closely with the port to make sure that we understand those logistics and get out ahead and we steer the bikes and not in the midst of the activity and all of this means that we have gotten out early with the promotion and the advisory campaign. we are working with employ ears and we are working with the tenants of the port to get the information about what is happening on the water front and when. the idea of the embarkadaro right lane is as much of a safety issue if anything. it is not just a bike facility so they are not competing for the sidewalk, it is also an emergency vehicle access lane, that ends up being important, if we see congestion that we have seen in the past, it gives the ambulances and the fire dependant * >> so we have also worked around out and do we have enough parking control officers, police, traffic managers we, have a plan for not only ho
rigatta what is raise herd in the san francisco bay, in august. the winner was the oracal racing team. and so we will see how he holds up in the second running. so, again, beginning tuesday, october second, the marina green, america's cup village will be open every day from ten to seven and tuesday the second will be a practice day. wednesday the third will be match, racing qualifiers and match racing is where two teams go head to head. tuesday the fourth we will have quarter finals and then of course, we will have the practice session of the blue angels assuming that the weather is permitting for that. >> friday october fifth the blue angels will practice first and then at 4:00 there will be the match race quarter finals followed there quickly after by the fleet racing. and on saturday, october 6, we will open the day with the traditional fleet week of ships around 10 a.m., followed by the traditional fleet week air show followed by the semifineles and then the fleet racing and the match race finals and then on october 7th we will have the air show and then the super sunday fleet rac
. the cause of the fire is not yet known. >>> san francisco firefighters make quick work of a warehouse fire in treasure island. it was reported just before 10:00 p.m. at an empty warehouse at fourth street. flames were contained to the inside of the building. the fire department says construction crews were in the building when the fire began. but what sparked the fire has not yet been determined. >>> analysts are pointing to some new reports today that they say show a housing recovery that is sustainable. according to one report, u.s. home prices jumped 4.6% in august compared with a year ago. the largest year over year increase in more than four years. august was also the sixth month in a row that saw gains. experts say they are also seeing an increase in home sales and rising building confidence. >>> auto sales are proving to be another bright spot. most auto makers are reporting an increase of 11% in sales last month compared to a year earlier. however, toyota and vw saw increases. >>> the dow was down 33 points at 13,482. the nasdaq was up about seven points. while the sm -- s & p400
:00 a.m.. we are looking at relatively clear skies over san francisco it was hot yesterday. we will find out from ericka if it is going to cool down. however, berkeley firefighters are battling a two-alarm house fire. the house is on the 2900 blocked near ash b. it is a single-family home. and we are told that everybody was able to get out with no injuries. the cause is still under investigation. early reports that it could have been caused with a propane tank from the back of the house. we will keep you updated. >> san jose police are investigating to late night shootings 11:30 near test drive intersection. one male victim was suffering a non- life threatening injury he was taken to the hospital. and 20 minutes later, they learned of another victim who actually took himself to the hospital. no suspects information has been released. let us check with the weather. to see if that cool down is going to begin. the inland area are hot. >> correct i went to daly city. and yesterday i was thinking upper 50s but it reached 86 degrees. everybody was in the same boat. however, let us take a look
of doing business in san francisco, that's a very different set of issues and it might be a set of issue that is we may want to tackle at a later point but it gets us beyond the health care situation, it could be surcharge that businesses justify because of our city's living wage law, sick leave, health care and all the compendium or payroll tax, all of the variety of cost of doing business and this is why i think i understand from what you're saying, that would be harder to prosecute, i completely understand that. we may decide that's a problem, but i think that's what i hear you saying, you're not necessarily saying if the surcharge was on health care and that money was not used for health care, that that would be -- to me, that's much more clear cut situation. >> that's exactly what i'm saying but i do want to say it's not theoretical, without going into the open investigation that we have, i will say that it was obvious to me as i think it was to the grand jury that they're moving to a broader surcharge language, at least a number of them are and that trend may continue, so that the
in san francisco. we have a mayor who has moved through the tears of prepared as an goddess ready to go. we get a little more prepared every day. god bless to the survivors. >> thank you. >> it is a minute of silence at 5-11. -- 51:11 p.m. let's have a moment of silence for a minute right now. [siren] >> i think the fitting way to end this germany first of all, -- this ceremony first of all. there will be playing. everybody have their words right here? i will give the countdown. as we hang the reece, i will give you a count here. have a look at me. 1, 2, 3, 4, 1. ♪ [singing] ♪ ♪ >> a great day, everybody. thank you. the san francisco chornicle. and the history association. and the neighborhood emergency response team. the american red cross. and thanks for making this happen. i want to invite everyone to go to 20th in church or -- and church. and we will meet up. we may skirt the law and serve something before 6:00 a.m. the bookmobile, where are they? >> i have my cheat sheet here which i cannot find. the library has been here after great disasters. there has -- is a special book
it is still 70-degrees in san francisco after another record- setting day. past been so hot in san jose they closed the park because of fire danger. close to no humidity. paul joins us with a look at how hot it got. >> the two hottest days of the year for many of you. triple digits once again. well into the 90s for richmond, redwood city. new report set in concord. we're looking at temperatures topping in the 90s. in downtown san francisco for the second straight day care same story for oakland. hottest two day stretch of weather in downtown. it's all changing. coming up, find out who will be 30 degrees cooler this time tomorrow. that's coming up in the forecast in a few minutes. >> you can blame it on the heat. s that their excuse this time. gasoline prices are soaring again. you might want to fill up in the next day or two. cbs 5 reporter on how much prices could spike by friday. it's too hot, that's the excuse? >> reporter: exactly. the experts are predicting that gas could be somewhere in the neighborhood of $4.50 by the end of the week. they're blaming a host of maintenance proble
a new stadium, its immediate focus is on this week's games and then the play-offs. >>> san francisco leaders are bracing for one of the busiest weekends this year. this week the city is hosting a bunch of major events expected to draw more than a million visitors. they include fleet week and the blue angels, the hardly strictly bluegrass festival and the america's cup series race there is giants play-off game, the italian heritage parade and numerous street festivals. b.a.r.t and muni are increasing cars to help. >> there will be taxis. if you're in the city, jump on your bike. much better ways to get around. the worst way you can choose to get around will be in your own car. >> the city is setting up free valet bicycle parking at all the major events. a lane of the embarcadero will also be dedicated to bicyclists heading to fleet week and the america's cup race. >>> speaking of the america's cup, the high-end sailors are back in town for more. based on fans reaction in august, the crowds will be big again this week. laurence scott joins us from san francisco. lawrence, you were lite
. 62 in san francisco. and 67 degrees in mountain view. that ridge of high pressure that's been bringing the heat is going to start to slide to the south. that sea breeze will be kicking in. we'll see a southerly surge of low clouds and fog. the timing on that is tricky but it will stay hot inland. we'll still see 90s there, no triple digits. 70s and 80s inside the bay and out along the coastline, cooler weather on the way, maybe some patchy fog showing up this afternoon and temperatures there in the 60s and 70s. all right. now let's check on the roads with elizabeth. >> thanks, lawrence. within the last 10 minutes or so we just got word of an accident if your commute takes you through emeryville, it's off on the right-hand shoulder so not blocking lanes but westbound 80 approaching powell and this is a live look closer towards berkeley doesn't appear to be causing much of a delay. 18 minutes is your drive time on westbound 80 from the carquinez bridge to the maze. heading into san francisco, we have howard street closures. howard is shut down between 3rd and 4th oracle open wor
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